Vern’s Blog

Posted by Vern Saile | 03/29/2018
Top Ten – March 29th

  Easter Services – This weekend we will celebrate one of the most joyous times in the Christian calendar: Easter! We would love to have as many as possible join us for one (or more) of our Easter celebration services, and how about inviting someone to come along! Services begin on Saturday at 6pm and...

Posted by Vern Saile | 03/21/2018
Top Ten – March 21st

  Journey to the Cross – Next week Thursday (3/29) people of all ages are invited to come to Northgate’s North Campus for “Journey to the Cross.” This is an interactive walk through six stations, which individuals and families do at their own pace. The walk will help you to experience Jesus’ journey to the...

Posted by Vern Saile | 03/01/2018
Top Ten – March 1st

  Baptism – This past weekend we celebrated the rite of baptism with several adults, youth, children. We had many visitors as a result and it seems fair to assume that some people might wonder exactly what is baptism about? Well, in the Free Methodist church we believe that baptism is a symbol of our...

Posted by Vern Saile | 02/22/2018
Top Ten – February 22nd

  Rosalina Is Looking for Some Prayer Partners – Rosalina, a very active member of our church, is looking for some help, specifically in the area of prayer. Rosalina hosts a Wednesday evening prayer group at 6pm at North, and also a Prayer Shawl ministry on the second Saturday morning of each month at 10am...

Posted by Vern Saile | 02/15/2018
Top Ten – February 15th

  This Changes Everything (Baptism Weekend) – In just a couple of weeks, the weekend of February 24th/25th, we will be celebrating the sacrament of baptism at North. If you’ve never been baptized, or you have a child you would like to dedicate or baptize, please speak to one of the pastors, or go to...

Posted by Vern Saile | 02/08/2018
Top Ten – February 8th

  New Mission Statement – For many years we have used “Bring and Build” as our mission statement, and it has served us well. But over the past year or so we (our Staff and the Administrative Team) have discussed adding a third element to this: “Send.” While that has always been implied, we wanted...

Posted by Vern Saile | 02/04/2018
Top Ten – February 3rd

  New Mission Statement – For many years we have used “Bring and Build” as our mission statement, and it has served us well. But over the past year or so we (our Staff and the Administrative Team) have discussed adding a third element to this: “Send.” While that has always been implied, we wanted...

Posted by Vern Saile | 01/25/2018
Top Ten – January 25th

  New Mission Statement – For many years we have used “Bring and Build” as our mission statement, and it has served us well. But over the past year or so we (our Staff and the Administrative Team) have discussed adding a third element to this: “Send.” While that has always been implied, we wanted...

Posted by Vern Saile | 01/21/2018
Top Ten – January 18th

  Congratulations to Stephen Emanuele! – Last week in this Top Ten I announced that Daniel Calkins was affirmed for Conference Ministerial Candidate by the Free Methodist Church. This is his next step towards ordination as a Pastor. On Sunday of this week I learned that Stephen Emanuele was also affirmed as a CMC, which...

Posted by Vern Saile | 01/11/2018
Top Ten – January 11th

  Congratulations to Next Gen Director Dan Calkins! – We are celebrating in the office this week, because on Monday Dan was approved by the Free Methodist Ministerial Education and Guidance Board (that’s a mouthful, isn’t it? It’s usually shortened to “MEG” Board) to become a Conference Ministerial Candidate – the next step towards ordination....

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